Dice, Histograms & Probability

Students roll dice, record the resulting individual values as well as the sum of the values, create histograms of the data and develop insight into the concept of “degrees of freedom." 

Mass of U.S. Pennies

Students create and interpret a histogram of penny masses.

Making it ‘Round the Bend

3 activities in which students explore properties of dipole and quadrupole magnets, forces felt by charged particles moving through magnetic fields, the effects of electric and magnetic fields on particles.

Quark Workbench

Students use Standard Model rules to build hadrons and mesons from quarks.